We don't comment on closed-door meetings.
I'm going to call Roswell (N.M.) and warn them that Ronnie Earle is on the witch hunt for the Martians they have there.
I don't know of anyone who lost a race because of something another member did or didn't do.
You have to be able to indict each specific member of Congress. [Vulnerable GOP Reps.] Rob Simmons, Nancy Johnson and Heather Wilson are not going to get beat because Democrats try to link them to tom delay or FEMA. It's not going to happen. People know that. They've been through tough races, and it's going to take more than name association for [Democrats] to beat them.
Ney has maintained his innocence, that he was duped. If Bob Ney is running for re-election, he'll have our full support.
If Rob Simmons can survive in the 2004 presidential election year when George Bush got 40 percent of the 2nd District vote, he can survive this year.
People understand bureaucracy and they understand sometimes it's a pain in the butt. And any time you're going to start a new program, there's going to be some problems.
People don't believe that their congressman is crooked just because you say he is. There's really more of a personal connection that you have to overcome.
In their latest desperate attempt to manufacture a message, national Democrats are not only violating House ethics rules but also the public trust they claim to cherish.